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Published: 01 June 2014
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 16–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... World Policy Journal examines East African gender data in politics, education, and labor. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 gender politics education labor ANATOMY GENDER DISPARITIES IN EAST AFRICA World Policy Journal examines gender data in politics, education...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Nanjala Nyabola For women across the world, electoral politics can be a hostile and violent place. Writer Nanjala Nyabola investigates the parliamentary quota systems in East Africa, demonstrating how well they can work when supported with institutional will and how resoundingly they can fail when...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2000) 17 (2): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2000
... have been moved to the back groundwork for East African intervention­ burner, as his dedicated core of Africa staf­ ism in Congo. At the same time, American Africa’s "Scramble for Africa” 19 investment in a regional peacekeeping ca­ the United...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2000) 17 (2): 21–25.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Strobe Talbott Copyright © 2000 World Policy Institute 2000 Strobe Talbott is Deputy Secretary of State. The Crisis in Africa Local War and Regional Peace Strobe Talbott A decade of unprecedented global peace pends on strengthening such organizations...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., but I was very young,” she said. Unlike most countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Ivory Coast has never criminalized homosexuality. But codification is not culture, and alternative sexualities are highly stigmatized. (For this reason, names have been changed in this story to protect sources’ anonymity...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2001) 18 (1): 79–87.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Europe. ing from East, West, Central and Southern The ultimate question I put to François Africa, in which I traveled some 25,000 — “How is such a horror possible is no miles through two dozen countries, seeking more readily answered in Central Africa answers from Africans— soldiers and priests...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2005) 22 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
... plight of the Arabs As for Hindus and Muslims, Gandhi and Jews of Palestine/Israel. conceded that they could not be thought of Mohandas Gandhi, Abdul Ghaffar Khan, and the Middle East Today 93 as “being brothers right today,” but added: Years later, in South Africa, Nelson...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2012
... cover theme. Here, we have chosen to focus on sub-Saharan Africa, believing that the Maghreb more properly belongs in a discussion of the Middle East. This issue unspools some of Africa’s most exciting, contemporary stories that need to be told if the world is to understand what’s involved in building a...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Republic (CAR) and Chad. Thanks to the extent of its territory, which stretches as far as lake chad, cameroon is also a trading route connecting central and west africa. The northern part of the country is located on an east-west communications axis that brought the fulanis from guinea to central...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 March 2016
...T.O. Molefe Students across South Africa have united not just to demand the end to rising university fees or the toppling of a statue but also to reject the ruling party’s liberal capitalist project. T.O. Molefe follows the countrywide student protests and analyzes the effectiveness of the theories...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... infrastructure project in East and Central Africa, Kenya joins seven other countries on the continent looking to coal to address increasing energy demands. According to CoalSwarm, an industry watchdog, there were 171 operational or proposed coal plants in Africa as of December 2015. The majority of the new...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 84–88.
Published: 01 December 2016
... eager to preserve its last remaining military infrastructure in the Middle East and to prevent the type of state collapse that followed recent interventions by the West in the Middle East and North Africa. In this endeavor, Tehran is a useful ally for Moscow in an unstable region and an important...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 39–45.
Published: 01 December 2012
... became dominant in West and East Africa, the French of West and Central Africa, and the Portuguese spoken mainly in southern Africa. Post-independence Africa is still tied to these languages. Though there have been calls for the promotion of indigenous languages, the reality on the ground may force...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2013) 30 (2): 3–6.
Published: 01 June 2013
... before. We asked our panel of global experts what they see as the most effective and expeditious way of creating jobs. Africa’s workforce, young and growing quickly, will be the world’s largest by 2035. Unemployment stands at just 9 percent, but two-thirds of the labor force are in vulnerable, non...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 70–83.
Published: 01 March 2018
... pastor Joseph Tolton. Tolton comes to East Africa several times a year to mentor local pastors in “radical inclusivity” and being more welcoming to the LGBTQ community. Nearly every LGBTQ person I spoke with had stories of evic- tions, mob attacks, and harassment. For transgender Ugan...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2001) 18 (3): 61–68.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Tanzanian tents and purposes an arrangement between sphere of influence in East Africa, were Bujumbura politicians. On the ground, al­ probably undertaken in less than good faith. most no Burundian I met during my trip Others, particularly the efforts of Nelson there shortly afterward held out the...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2014) 31 (2): 81–89.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sabrina Natasha Premji Sabrina Natasha Premji is co-founder of Kidogo Early Years, a social enterprise providing high-quality, affordable early childhood care and education in East Africa’s urban slums. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute NAIROBI, Kenya—In...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 99–108.
Published: 01 June 2017
...—from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia—settling in Berlin will transform the city over the next decades more than anything else. If their presence seasons Berlin’s jambalaya as vigorously as the Turkish migrants did in West Berlin in the 1970s and ’80s, the city will be much the richer for it...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2015) 32 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a Mexico City commune where sex workers go after life on the streets and find some extraordinary women. And Eliza Griswold, our poet-in-residence, explores a world where we rely on numbers more than on ourselves. Next we turn to Africa for two remarkable pieces. Damien Glez, ordinarily our...